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The Bush Hill Park URC Newsletter is published on the last Sunday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October and November.

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2021 Newsletters

Toucan Together bring us "Three simple tips for staying argument free in your family this Christmas" on page 26.

Our Family Film Feast events restart with "The Star" on 11th December, see page 20 for more details.

We have our family carol service on Sunday 19th, a "midnight" mass on Christmas eve and a Christmas day service.  See the diary on page 14 for times and other events happening.

Vikkie's Waste Warrior food tips continue on page 8 with ideas for juicing and portion sizes.

Jill has a message about COP26 on page 10.

The first in a two part reflection on when someone you loved is dead is on page 15.

The next CAP money course, from the debt centre in Enfield, starts on Tuesday 2nd November, see page 16 for more details.

This is the last month we have with Revd Mark and Revd Melanie, read their message on page 3. 

The BB camp review concludes on page 26.

A new report says it is time to reclaim the sabbath, see page 12 for the benefits.

Our next church member interview is with Lisa on page 22.

We have the first part of the BB camp review on page 26 - it sounds like they had great fun.  The second and final part will be in the October newsletter

There are a number of events happening this month in the run up to the UN’s climate change conference, COP26, in Glasgow during November. We have Forest church - see page 14, a Fairtrade wine and chocolate evening - see page 19, the Big green fair - see page 24 and in October a MacMillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning - see page 12.

The results of our carbon footprint church member survey are in and can be found on page 20.

Our next church member interview is with Derek on page 22.

A new bible study series starts on 3rd July, see page 21 for details.

Sign up for the Plastic Challenge, see page 10 for more information.

See page 27 for an update from the Girls Brigade.

Our next church member interview is with Christine on page 22.

Vikkie and her family have been reviewing their food waste. Find out how the family have become Waste Warriors on page 8.

Challenge yourself to make a difference to our planet and calculate your environmental / carbon footprint, see page 14 for more information.

See page 28 for an update from the Boys Brigade.

Our next church member interview is with Robin W on page 22.

There's an update about the hall refurbishment on page 7.

The latest book club review is on page 14.

Free fresh fruit and vegetables are available at Lancaster Road URC, see page 12 for details.

Our next church member interview is with Judith on page 20.

We remember the life of Phyllis Cox on page 8.

On page 18 we look at God in the arts with the ‘The Supper at Emmaus’ painting by Caravaggio.

There are some lessons from lockdown on page 17.

Our next church member interview is with Tony on page 22.

Fairtrade Fortnight continues this month and our church has once again become a Fairtrade church, see page 6 for more details.

There are some ideas for helping your mental health on page 21.

Eco church have made their 1000th award, see page 10 for more details.

Our next church member interview is with Yvonne on page 20.

The World Watch List 2021 from Open Doors has been released, see page 12 for information on our persecuted brothers and sisters.

Fairtrade Fortnight starts on February, see page 20 for the impact buying Fairtrade can make to individuals and communities.

A lent study will run with an option of meeting on a Saturday morning or on a Wednesday evening, see page 6 for dates.

Our next church member interview is with Vikkie on page 22.

A knife amnesty bin has been installed at Ponders End URC, see page 10 for the full story.

Page 24 has some tips on how to avoid single use plastics during the pandemic.

Our next church member interview is with Anne on page 22.


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